An explosion of dementia cases is still expected in coming years, but are some prevention efforts paying off?
Zika virus sparks worries about thousands of babies born with small heads; impact may range from normal health to crippling disability
"We're seeing rapid spread of the virus and we need to act now," one expert says
Find out where your state's well-being ranks in the Gallup and Healthways index
Michael Singer didn't tell friends about his diagnosis for a year; now the Harley-riding Bronx native is an outspoken advocate for male breast cancer awareness
It's a pursuit humans have been after for centuries, and experts say we're closer than ever to "hacking the code of aging"
A few common foods are more likely than others to make you sick; one expert avoids them "like the plague"
90 percent of Americans consume too much sodium, and you may not realize how much is in these foods
Over-the-counter pain medicines can cause harmful side effects if you don't follow this advice
Experts offer some advice to help keep your dog safe from illness that can spread "like wildfire"
"We used to think sudden death happens without warning" - but now researchers have found some red flags
Pros, cons and little-known facts about the world's most popular stimulant
Loose rugs and slips in the shower aren't the only troublemakers that land hundreds of thousands of older Americans in the hospital every year
Dr. Jon LaPook and Dr. Holly Phillips discuss top medical stories on "CBS This Morning: Saturday"
Watch and read: Dr. LaPook's Morning Rounds page has the latest on what you can do to stay healthy
Experts tell Congress the most important steps for keeping Zika at bay in the U.S.
The bill would require utilities to notify consumers about excessive levels of lead in drinking water
A new study suggests poor physical fitness in middle age may be bad news for your brain
Millions of Americans curl up in bed with their dogs or cats, but does it interfere with a good night's sleep?
A new study from the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine shows that what you eat may directly impact how well you sleep
Campaign is targeting 270 million children across the country to prevent parasitic worms from infecting bodies and impairing development
Small study suggests less saturated fat and sugar, and more fiber and protein, may make for sweeter dreams
Hundreds of genetic testing products are put on the market each month, but the science may be getting shortchanged in the face of business
New book argues it's not just calories but the types of foods you eat that affect your weight
City's former public works director was concerned anti-corrosive chemicals could be "food" for bacteria if added to water from Flint River
New York City anchor Maurice DuBois was shocked when he looked in the mirror and saw his face was "frozen, literally locked up"
A special counsel appointed to investigate the lead contamination of Flint's water says criminal charges are possible
Several teens have died from drinking toxic brew made with racing fuel
Adults in the U.S. have shorter life expectancy than other developed nations, and new research sheds light on the reasons why
Psychologist says girls' erratic behavior during adolescence is "normal" and walks parents through important developmental stages in her new book
When a husband thought his wife's Fitbit was faulty, he turned to Reddit for answers - and got life-changing advice
The 8-year-old's parents say they hope the heartwarming video will bring attention to cerebral palsy
Some research shows today is a turning point when many people's New Year's resolutions fall by the wayside
Pathway Genomics claims its liquid biopsy can detect cancer before patient shows symptoms - but expert says that promise is "years away"
Until now, scientists thought only one species of bacteria was responsible for the tick-borne Lyme disease
So far, the state Health Department has confirmed 251 cases of dengue fever on Hawaii Island
Dr. Vanessa van der Linden started seeing cases of microcephaly last August, right around the same time her mother -- also a doctor -- was seeing the same defect
Older Americans are living longer than ever, but is quality of life keeping up?
Researchers say the findings may have implications for police interrogation tactics
It's spreading fast and igniting fears among pregnant women the world over, but there's still a lot about Zika you don't know
Years after a head injury, people may be at higher risk of taking their own life